Wrights Ferry Farm

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Property Location
71 Wrights Loop, Stillwater, NY
[Saratoga County]
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67 acres available
42 open acres for farming
25 wooded acres / other

Property Description

Soil types:

FARMSTEAD: class I Tioga fine sandy loam. FIELDS: class II Teel silt loam. WOODLANDS: class III Limerick silt loam.

Description of the property’s current condition and current use(s):

We have a large barn with 6 horse stalls, 2 large run-in shelters and 3 fenced in paddocks.  We'd like to lease the barn and paddocks to a farmer.

Located on the banks of the Hudson river and bordering Saratoga National Battlefield and their horse trails. It is located between the villages of Schuylerville and Stillwater. The 67 acre Wrights Ferry Farm was established in 1792 by Staats Long Morris. The Morris family who have deep ties to New York and the founding of America.  Staats'  was an American colonist who served as a major-general during the American Revolution. Staats' brother Lewis Morris served as a delegate to the Continental Congress delegate and was an original signer of Declaration of Independence in 1776. Staat's half brother Gouverneur Morris was an author of the United States Constitution. Throughout the years the farm has sustained equine and hay operations. In 2018 the Webber's purchased the farm with hopes of reviving farming operations.

Farm Infrastructure

Infrastructure and equipment:

  • fencing
  • water
  • barns/structures
  • housing
  • electrical

Crops and Livestock

Types of crops permitted to be produced on the property:

Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Ornamentals, Hay, Other Crops

Types of livestock permitted on the property:

Equine, Goats/Sheep

Tenure Options

Tenure options:

Farm Management, For Lease, Partnership, Other Tenure Agreement

Additional Information

Do you require a farmer who qualifies for agricultural assessment?:

No

Are you willing to have the public on the property as a part of the farm business?:

Negotiable